Alan Douglas Bruford, RNVR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 9 Nov 1949
Warship Commands listed for Alan Douglas Bruford, RNVR
|HMS Northern Spray (FY 129)||Lt.Cdr.||ASW Trawler||22 Sep 1939||1 Jan 1940|
|HMS Calendula (K 28)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||9 Apr 1940||12 Mar 1942|
|HMS Argus (D 49)||Cdr.||Aircraft Carrier||20 Nov 1944||mid 1945|
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Corvette HMS Calendula (K 28)
19 Jun 1940
HMS Calendula (Lt.Cdr. A.D. Bruford, RNVR) picks up 23 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Tudor that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-48 north-west of Cape Finisterre in position 45°10'N, 11°50'W.
3 Jul 1940
HMRT Marauder (Lt. W.J. Hammond, RNR) takes the damaged Dutch merchant Amstelland in tow to Falmouth, where they arrived on 5 July. The Amstelland was torpedoed and damaged on 1 July by German U-boat U-65 about 380 nautical miles southwest of Lands End in position 47°53'N, 13°23'W. During the tow the ships were escorted by the British corvette HMS Calendula (Lt.Cdr. A.D. Bruford, RNVR).
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